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is on the case. abc's lama hasan has the details. >> reporter: for a week, king edward vii hospital has been at the center of a white hot media glare. and one day after duchess kate checked out, tragedy. >> it is with deep sadness that i can confirm the tragic death of a member of our nursing staff, jacintha saldanha. >> reporter: it was saldanha who answered the phone on tuesday, when two australian djs impersonating the queen and prince charles, asked to speak with kate. >> hello, good morning, king edward vii hospital. >> oh, hello there, could i please speak to kate please, my granddaughter? >> oh yes, just hold on, ma'am. >> thank you. >> reporter: saldanha put them straight through to kate's private nurse, who unwittingly divulged details about her medical condition. it became a global punch line. >> an australian radio station has managed to trick the hospital. >> reporter: the whole world laughing at the duped nurses. even prince charles making light of the situation. the djs boasting of their prank. >> we were expecting to be hung up on. we didn't even know what to say when we got t
to be the queen. here's abc's david wright. >> hello? good morning, king edward vii hospital. >> hello there, can i speak to kate, please? my granddaughter? >> oh, yes, just hold on, ma'am. >> reporter: a royal crank call to the bedside of a princess. >> kate, my darling, are you there? >> good morning, ma'am, this is the nurse speaking. how may i help you? >> hello, i'm just after my granddaughter, kate. i want to see how her little tummy bug is going. >> reporter: an australian dj impersonating her royal highness. >> when is a good time to come visit her? because i'm the queen, so, i need a lift down there. >> i would suggest that any time after 9:00 would be suitable. >> reporter: that well-intentioned nurse is in good company. in the past, other dj's have managed to prank call the queen herself, and even pope john paul. a miami dj once got through to fidel castro. >> fidel? >> si! >> reporter: during the 2008 campaign, sarah palin got caught out by a canadian prankster impersonating the french president. >> one of my favorite activities is to hunt, too. >> oh, very good. we should go hunting
what was going to happen. >> hello, good morning, king edward vii hospital? >> oh, hello there, could i please speak to kate, please, my granddaughter. >> oh, yes, just hold on, ma'am. >> thank you. >> reporter: now, following the apparent suicide of that pranked nurse, jacintha saldanha, a mother of two, the deejays are facing global backlash. but will they actually face any legal charges? >> there's likely there's going to be a finding that they violated a state law about using a recording device. but it is very unlikely that they will be held criminally responsible for her death. >> reporter: here in australia, scotland yard has already contacted the police over the royal hoax. those deejays could face questioning. but they're already on trial in the court of public opinion. >> the thought that we may have played apart in this -- gut wrenching. >> reporter: their station has come under fire before. once, for convincing a woman her mother was injured and needed to go to the hospital. in another segment, where they tried to get a 14-year-old girl to talk about her sex life, wearing a l
in this cell phone video. officer edward norton jumping into freezing waters after he spotted a woman who had somehow fallen in. as you look at this, bear in mind, the officer was weighed down the whole time by his bulletproof vest. >> she kept saying stuff like, you know, i can't hold on, i can't hold on. >> she did hold on and they got out of there safely. there is an interesting postscript for the officer. after getting out of the cold water, he got into some hot water with his wife. he lost his wedding ring during the rescue. >>> now, to a moment that one family is calling the best christmas present ever. it happened at the airport in phoenix, arizona, and it's our video of the day. you are looking at a family reuniting with their dog, kane, who had been missing for nine months. they had pretty much given up hope, but then, out of nowhere, they got a call this weekend that kane was found walking along a road in oregon, more than 1,000 miles from his home. he was identified by a microchip that had been implanted and set back home. >>> and finally, our number, as we track santa's your gee a
sympathy for diann edwards of red lion, pennsylvania. she plays games on her laptop eight hours a day. >> it just gets addicting. i don't know why. what am i doing spending all this time playing a game? >> reporter: she spends $200 a month on her farmville habit. she can't help it. she's hooked. dr. timothy fong of ucla says he sees patients just like her every day. >> the average age of our patient is about 40. we've seen housewives, we've seen doctors, we've seen lawyers. the stereotype of the video game addict is a teenage kid in his underwear. that's not what's happening out there. >> reporter: the american psychological association has so far declined to recognize video game addiction as a diagnosis. but the apa lists video game psychologist as a hot career, because the gaming industry is highing psychologists as consultants to make their games more inticing. ariella leher, a trained psychologist designs games for middle aged women. >> our most popular title is called "murder she wrote." >> reporter: the content romance and mystery. but the psychology pure las vegas. >> i think t
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